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Claire Cardwell has more than 27 years of experience in criminal law. She is AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell and a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. Cardwell was Chief Deputy Commonwealth's Attorney for eight years. She has tried numerous high-profile cases throughout the Commonwealth in state and federal courts. Her career achievements have been recognized by the Richmond City Council, the Metropolitan Richmond Women's Bar Association, the Richmond Criminal Bar Association, in profiles on WWBT Channel 12, and on the cover of Style magazine. Cardwell has been voted one of Richmond's top criminal lawyers by her peers. She is a graduate of the University of Virginia and the University of Richmond School of Law, where she has taught advanced trial advocacy for more than 22 years.
• Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2012
Admitted: 1984, Virginia
Professional Webpage: www.stonecardwell.com/Bio/ClaireCardwell.asp
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